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ME, MYSELF & I

Hey there! Let’s begin with the basics of me. My name is Caitlin Jones, and I have been growing up in a country town in Victoria, Australia for the past 20 years of my life. At the moment I am studying a Bachelor of Media and Communication majoring in Social Media; ironic, I know. And when I finish with that accomplishment, I am wanting to complete a PhD in the same field, as I am in love with learning in the media and communication area; again, ironic, I know. Oh and if you haven’t noticed already, I suffer from mental illnesses, in particular, anxiety and depression. You can read my blog posts to get the update on that!

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Self-Harm & The Attachment Theory

“Attachment theory argues that infants are biologically programmed to form an emotional bond with their caregiver, and an attachment figure should act to provide physical security and comfort to an otherwise helpless infant.“ This concept is something that has been discussed with my psychologist and I when we are speaking about my lack of attachment…

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The Basics of Self-Harm

Self-harm isn’t just cutting; a person can injure themselves through an unlimited amount of methods and practices, most that go unnoticed. Some types of self-harm include: cutting, picking, scratching, tearing, piercing, carving or burning skin areas punching, bruising, hitting, grazing, pulling or puncturing themselves and/or other objects misusing, abusing, or overdosing on alcohol, drugs, or…

University & Mental Health: 70% of Students Affected

“A substantial two-thirds (67.3%) of students rated their mental health as only fair or poor.” When you combine the elements of higher education, moving out of home, financial independence, transitioning from a routine that one has been living in for 12/18 years of their life, and figuring out everything in between; it’s no surprise the majority…

How to Save Yourself & Others from Suicide

This post is more focused on distracting an individual’s suicidal thoughts, opposed to emergency medical treatment for suicide. If you’re concerned about your own or someone else’s safety, please call your local emergency response number and/or a mental health helpline. When you’re battling mental illness, especially depression, there is a possibility that the idea of…

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